Archive for August, 2008

Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

| August 16, 2008 | 0 Comments
Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

Nicole Simons sold out again and again her special walnuts — which she describes as, “a little bit of sugar, a dab of salt and a whole lota love” — at The Santa Monica Farmers Market, in Los Angeles. The nuts came in Chinese take-out boxes, with fortune messages, and they were a huge success. Learn how Nicole is steering her gourmet nuts business Fortunuts to success.

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Heather Murphy Monteith: Success with Baby Disco

| August 14, 2008 | 1 Comment
Heather Murphy Monteith: Success with Baby Disco

Heather Murphy Monteith — a mom, choreographer, modern dancer and caterer — has been looking for alternatives to commercialized activities for her toddler son, Max. She was especially concerned with the lack of healthy foods available, as well as the obvious commercialism with the strategic placements of gift shops at the usual children destinations such […]

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Lesley Mattos: Success from Photo Guest Books

| August 12, 2008 | 4 Comments
Lesley Mattos: Success from Photo Guest Books

Lesley Mattos, a single mother of four kids, spent several decades working in high profile technology companies including Cisco. But a burning desire to try something new led her to quit her lucrative job. On a trip to Italy to take stock of her life and attend a wedding, she stumbled upon an original idea […]

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Heather Murphy Monteith: Dancing to Success

| August 1, 2008 | 1 Comment
Heather Murphy Monteith: Dancing to Success

Heather Murphy Monteith founded Baby Loves Disco to provide a fun party atmosphere for both kids and adults. Today, Baby Loves Disco is a successful event held in venues and clubs across the country and internationally in UK, Tel Aviv and Japan. Learn how Heather started the business and how she is facing the challenges coming her way.

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